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Coverage for grant HD-51709-13

Integrating Spectral and Reflectance Transformation Imaging for the Digitization of Manuscripts & Other Cultural Artifacts
Todd Hanneken, Early Manuscripts Electronic Library

Grant details:

New Technology Unmasks Ancient Scriptural Manuscripts (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Carmel Tajonera
Publication: Gold and Blue
Date: 7/1/2014
Abstract: What if ancient religious manuscripts once thought to be lost weren’t lost at all? Professor Todd Hanneken, Ph.D., is the first scholar to combine two existing imaging technologies in order to “see” handwritten text that has been indecipherable to the naked eye for hundreds of years.

A Pair of Technologies Sheds New Light on Jubilees Palimpsest (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Steve Moyer
Publication: Humanities
Date: 7/1/2015
Abstract: An NEH-funded project using two forms of technology never used together before is beginning to decipher the ghostlike writings of Jubilees by providing spectral imagery of the text.